Workshops

Professional Development Workshops

Register for one of our workshops to get trained in the latest topics and technologies.

Workshops

Courageous Conversations - Virtual Edition

The presenters will share best practices on how to support students and colleagues from diverse backgrounds, and create engaging dialogue on challenging topics. The session will include specific strategies related to race, religion, sexual orientation, ability, gender expression, gender identity, and the intersectionality of these identities. A virtual toolkit of best practices and activity frameworks will be provided for all participants.

Please add this Zoom link to your calendar after registering: https://zoom.us/j/97658795331

Date
Time
2–3 p.m.
Location
Online via Zoom

Creating Course Video Lectures

Create simple introduction videos or elaborate lectures and presentations. In this session we will cover how to access the recording tool in Canvas and how to share your creations with your students.

Please add this BlueJeans link to your calendar after registering: https://zoom.us/j/96697981236

Date
Time
11 a.m.–Noon
Location
Online via Zoom
Instructor

Consistency in Presentation and Course Navigation

This 1-hour workshop will provide an overview of course design in Canvas, including the TMCC student landing page, how to edit navigation menu options for students, and organizing course modules. Interested faculty can simply join this workshop by following this Zoom link. I hope to see you there!

Please add this Zoom link to your calendar after registering: https://zoom.us/j/96663770300

Date
Time
1–2 p.m.
Location
Online via Zoom
Instructor

Creating Your Syllabus in Canvas

In this virtual session participants will learn how to add their syllabus to canvas, and ensure the syllabus course schedule is accurate and updated.

Please add this Zoom link to your calendar after registering: https://zoom.us/j/91407680837

Date
Time
10–10:30 a.m.
Location
Online via Zoom
Instructor

How to Create Interactive & Engaging Discussions

This 1-hour workshop will provide an overview of how to build discussions in Canvas, and how to keep them interactive and engaging for your online students. Interested faculty can simply join this workshop by following this Zoom link. I hope to see you there!

Please add this Zoom link to your calendar after registering: https://zoom.us/j/96574750486

Date
Time
11 a.m.–Noon
Location
Online via Zoom
Instructor

Canvas Gradebook

Learn how to use the features in the Canvas Gradebook. Become proficient in using the speed-grader. Understand assignment groups, their settings and how to utilize your Gradebook.

Please add this Zoom link to your calendar after registering: https://zoom.us/j/94194787750

Date
Time
10–10:30 a.m.
Location
Online via Zoom
Instructor
Jimmy Roque

Canvas Quizzes

This remote training will cover how to create and edit a Canvas quiz. We will discuss how to build reusable question repositories known as Test Banks, and how you can easily copy both of these creations from course to course.

Please add this BlueJeans link to your calendar after registering: https://bluejeans.com/806208296?src=calendarLink

Date
Time
Noon–1 p.m.
Location
Online via BlueJeans
Instructor

Creating Assignments in Canvas

In this virtual session participants will learn how to create assignments in Canvas, enable Turnitin the plagiarism detector, create a rubric, and use SpeedGrader to grade the assignment.

Please add this Zoom link to your calendar after registering: https://zoom.us/j/96105907738

Date
Time
9–9:30 a.m.
Location
Online via Zoom
Instructor

Preventing Exam Cheating with Respondus LockDown Browser

This session will review one of the top online tools that support academic integrity. The Respondus LockDown Browser® is an application that locks down the online test environment to prevent cheating, surfing the web, or printing during online exams.

Please add this BlueJeans link to your calendar after registering: https://bluejeans.com/806208296?src=calendarLink

Date
Time
1–2 p.m.
Location
Online via BlueJeans
Instructor

Canvas Conferences

This workshop will go over using Canvas Conferences. You will learn how to create a conference, how to share a link to invite outside users, and how to enable recording. You will also learn how to create breakout rooms. This is a great tool if you wish to host synchronous lectures/conferences during the fall and summer terms.

Please add this Zoom link to your calendar after registering: https://zoom.us/j/93317891862

Date
Time
1–2 p.m.
Location
Online via Zoom
Instructor
Jimmy Roque

Tips & Tricks to Online Course Design: Increasing Interactivity and Student Engagement

This workshop will explore how to add interactivity to your online course, and ways to get creative with approaches to keeping students engaged. The workshop will address the importance of interaction that supports active learning, as well as, clearly stating expectations for learner and instructor interaction. And, of course, the workshop will share tips on how to get creative with learning activities and designing engaging online content.

The facilitator will contact registrants with access information. This workshop is two weeks in length, from May 22–June 5, 2020 and fully online. A $150 stipend will be issued upon successful completion. Please register by May 20, 2020.

Date
Time
N/A
Location
Online via Canvas
Instructor

Using Google Documents and Google Sheets in Canvas

Sharing a Google doc or sheet with your students in Canvas is possible and allows you to make changes during the semester easily. This is especially handy if you need to alter lab times or group meetings during the course. This remote training will show you how to create a Google doc, make changes, and share it for viewing in your Canvas class.

Please add this Zoom link to your calendar after registering: https://zoom.us/j/91686670045

Date
Time
10–11 a.m.
Location
Online via Zoom
Instructor
Pat Jarvis